Steve Vai and Nelly Furtado - the surprise of the Grammys (for me)!

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  1. Carlo Medina

    Carlo Medina Executive Producer

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    First of all: I am not a fan of Nelly or "that song" and although I admire Vai as a guitarist (his skill is incredible) I've never really gotten into the stuff he puts on his solo albums.

    That said, I was blown away by the rendition of "I'm Like a Bird" that they did on the Grammys. It made watching the Grammys with my SO (she was the one who wanted to watch it) palatable...dare I say almost worth sitting through the whole 3+ hours.

    Anyone have an MP3 of the performance? I've been searching and haven't found one yet.
     
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    What was the performance like? Did Vai do some soloing or something noteable?
     
  3. Carlo Medina

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    No real soloing. But he blues'd out the basic chords of the song, adding (sacrilege here but I'll say it anyway) Hendrix-like flourishes to the base chords. Kind of like the style Jimi used in "Little Wing."

    Truly amazing. If I can find a legal MP3 of it I'll like it here.
     
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    Son of a .....

    you mean there was actually something worth watching on the Grammy's this year??? if ya find the song, please post!
     
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    Buddy and Julie Miller lost out to Bob Dylan for Best Contemporary Folk category.
    I now realize they never really stood a chance [​IMG]
     
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    Anyone know what language Dylan was using during his performance? That should have been subtitled for the gyejfdifdish-impaired.
     

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